From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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The NSW privacy commissioner has launched the Privacy Governance Framework that outlines how the NSW public sector can embed good privacy practices within their organisation processes.
Sweden's Bahnhof teams up with internet rights group to offer free VPN service as a shield against data retention requirements.
A consumer electronics coalition warns that many of its companies have "lost business" or have faced backlash from governments fearing the National Security Agency.
One man applies pressure on Google to remove links to a defamatory article worldwide.
The NSA revelations have spurred growth in turnkey solutions to privacy problems that appeal to country's security-minded citizens.
Read the new Privacy Regulatory Action Policy, says Australia's Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim. Follow its advice, or get into trouble.
This week, we've got news of Anonymous and the KKK, spies in the sky, congressional finger-pointing, AT&T being AT&T, and so much more. It's ZDNet's Government IT Week and you would believe what the world's govs are up to this week!
The government's move to force telcos and ISPs to retain customer metadata for two years has been branded 'intrusive of privacy' by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights, in a new report calling for the government to define the types of data to be retained and review the two-year retention period.
US justice officials are scooping up mobile phone data from unwitting Americans as part of a sophisticated airborne surveillance program designed to catch criminals, The Wall Street Journal has reported.
United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron has told a joint sitting of the Australian parliament that businesses have a social responsibility to clamp down on extremist content on the internet.
As Google combats Europe' take on privacy, it wants the Europeans to enjoy the benefits of US privacy laws.
According to a study by the Pew Research Center, a majority of Americans believe their privacy is being challenged and that they are losing the ability to secure their personal information.
Recent events highlight leaking data as threat to privacy, anonymity, security
Advice from teacher to student on technology, privacy, and why turning off that smartphone is a good idea.